Heinous crime: Man kills two pregnant cousins

Karianwala police spokesperson says a 13-year-old was also injured.

Our Correspondent July 18, 2014


A man on Thursday shot and killed his two pregnant cousins and injured another.

A Karianwala police spokesperson said Zaryab Ali and two of his friends broke into the house of his uncle and shot three of his cousins. He said the man had a marriage dispute with the family.

He said 22-year-old Saba Tariq and 20-year-old Amrina Tariq died on the spot. He said 13-year-old Nazish Tariq was injured and taken to Aziz Bhatti Shaheed district headquarters hospital by some neighbours. She was later taken to Lahore. Doctors treating her said she was in a serious condition. They said the two girls who were killed were pregnant. Karianwala police have registered a case on the complaint of a relative and started search for the suspect.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 18th, 2014.


Stranger | 9 years ago | Reply

There is no greater sin than stree hatya - killing a woman . I doubt if the gods thought of a punishment for killing a pregnant woman . There r no words in any dictionary to describe this crime .

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